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Harper Government Invests to Grow New Blueberry Markets

Posted August 14, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today announced an investment of over $1,700,000 to the Wild Blueberry Association of North America (WBANA) which will be used to market and promote Canadian wild blueberries internationally.

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Minister Ritz Highlights Trade Opportunities for Beef Industry at Canadian Cattlemen’s Association Semi-Annual Meeting

Posted August 13, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today was joined by the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Regional Minister for Prince Edward Island in addressing the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) semi-annual meeting.

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Harper Government Boosts Canadian Organic Sector

Posted August 12, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Member of Parliament Scott Armstrong (Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley) today announced an investment of $8 million for the Organic Federation of Canada (OFC) to lead an organic science cluster that will hel…

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MP Goldring to Announce New Funding for Food Security in Somalia

Posted August 8, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Peter Goldring, Member of Parliament for Edmonton East, will participate in a public event with the Somali community in Edmonton to discuss current humanitarian and development issues in Somalia.

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Harper Government Investment to Benefit Agriculture Students at UFV

Posted August 7, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced funding of over $2.1 million for state of the art training equipment for the Agriculture Center of Excellence at the University of the Fraser Valle…

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Harper Government Invests in Agri-Food Industry

Posted August 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of BC’s agri-food industry.

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Harper Government Invests in Agri-Food Industry

Posted August 6, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, in support of BC’s agri-food industry.

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Important Measures for the Grain Handling and Transportation System Now in Force

Posted August 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced today the coming into force of a series of important regulations and an Order in Council (OIC) related to the implementation of the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act (Bill C-30),…

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Important Measures for the Grain Handling and Transportation System Now in Force

Posted August 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and Transport Minister Lisa Raitt announced today the coming into force of a series of important regulations and an Order in Council (OIC) related to the implementation of the Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act (Bill C-30),…

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Backgrounder: Important measures for the grain handling and transportation system now in force

Posted August 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act (Bill C-30), which received Royal Assent on May 29, 2014, was introduced to bring stability to the grain sector while participants in the rail-based supply chain work together to bring greater capacity, predictability and accountability to the system.

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Backgrounder: Important measures for the grain handling and transportation system now in force

Posted August 1, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Fair Rail for Grain Farmers Act (Bill C-30), which received Royal Assent on May 29, 2014, was introduced to bring stability to the grain sector while participants in the rail-based supply chain work together to bring greater capacity, predictability and accountability to the system.

Full Story »

 
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Minister Ritz Continues Canada’s Fight Against COOL at U.S. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Conference

Posted July 31, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the U.S.’s National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) summer conference where he stressed the importance of ending the discrimination against Canadian cattle and hogs under mandatory Country of Origin L…

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Minister Ritz Continues Canada’s Fight Against COOL at U.S. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Conference

Posted July 31, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the U.S.’s National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) summer conference where he stressed the importance of ending the discrimination against Canadian cattle and hogs under mandatory Country of Origin L…

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Harper Government Supports Improving Animal Care Practices

Posted July 31, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of over $2 million to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC) to develop and update poultry codes and further advance best practices…

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Harper Government Supports Improving Animal Care Practices

Posted July 31, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, today announced an investment of over $2 million to the Canadian Animal Health Coalition (CAHC) to develop and update poultry codes and further advance best practices…

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Harper Government Supports New Opportunities for Canada’s Horticulture Industry

Posted July 30, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary to Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, and Dean Allison, member of Parliament for Niagara West-Glanbrook, attended an open house at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre’s Victoria Farm and announced two inves…

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Harper Government Supports New Opportunities for Canada’s Horticulture Industry

Posted July 30, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Pierre Lemieux, Parliamentary Secretary to Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, and Dean Allison, member of Parliament for Niagara West-Glanbrook, attended an open house at the Vineland Research and Innovation Centre’s Victoria Farm and announced two inves…

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Minister Ritz Highlights Importance of Canada-United States Agricultural Trade at Major Economic Summit

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Foundation Summit where he underscored the importance of free and unfettered trade to drive competitiveness, create jobs and provide economic opportunities on…

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Minister Ritz Highlights Importance of Canada-United States Agricultural Trade at Major Economic Summit

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Foundation Summit where he underscored the importance of free and unfettered trade to drive competitiveness, create jobs and provide economic opportunities on…

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Minister Ritz Highlights Importance of Canada-United States Agricultural Trade at Major Economic Summit

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz today addressed the Pacific NorthWest Economic Region (PNWER) Foundation Summit where he underscored the importance of free and unfettered trade to drive competitiveness, create jobs and provide economic opportunities on…

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Harper Government Supports New Market Opportunities for Blueberries

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament Randy Kamp (Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission) announced today an investment of over $117,000 to the British Columbia Blueberry Council to help high-b…

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Harper Government Supports New Market Opportunities for Blueberries

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament Randy Kamp (Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission) announced today an investment of over $117,000 to the British Columbia Blueberry Council to help high-b…

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Harper Government Supports New Market Opportunities for Blueberries

Posted July 23, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade and Member of Parliament Randy Kamp (Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission) announced today an investment of over $117,000 to the British Columbia Blueberry Council to help high-b…

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Harper Government Supports Canada’s Blueberry Sector

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Honorable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will be in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, on Wednesday, July 23, to make an announcement in support of the blueberry industry.

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Harper Government Supports Canada’s Blueberry Sector

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Honorable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will be in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, on Wednesday, July 23, to make an announcement in support of the blueberry industry.

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Harper Government Supports Canada’s Blueberry Sector

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and the Honorable Ed Fast, Minister of International Trade, will be in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, on Wednesday, July 23, to make an announcement in support of the blueberry industry.

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Harper Government Announces Support for Northern Lakes College’s Power Engineering Program

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Wark…

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Harper Government Announces Support for Northern Lakes College’s Power Engineering Program

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Wark…

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Harper Government Announces Support for Northern Lakes College’s Power Engineering Program

Posted July 22, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Northern Lakes College will expand its facilities for power engineering students, thanks to Government of Canada support announced today by the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, together with Chris Wark…

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Harper Government to Enhance Industry Access to Skilled Labour

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, in support of business productivity an…

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Harper Government to Enhance Industry Access to Skilled Labour

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, in support of business productivity an…

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Agriculture

Harper Government to Enhance Industry Access to Skilled Labour

Posted July 21, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Members of the media are invited to attend an important event with the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, and Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, in support of business productivity an…

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Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their annual meeting after focused discussions on creating opportunities for a dynamic agriculture and agri-food sector in Canada. Ministers continue to plan f…

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Backgrounder – Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

During the annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture, presentations and discussions focused on the following themes:

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Backgrounder – Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

During the annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture, presentations and discussions focused on the following themes:

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Agriculture

Backgrounder – Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

During the annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial Ministers and Deputy Ministers of Agriculture, presentations and discussions focused on the following themes:

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Agriculture

Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their annual meeting after focused discussions on creating opportunities for a dynamic agriculture and agri-food sector in Canada. Ministers continue to plan f…

Full Story »

 
Agriculture

Federal, Provincial and Territorial (FPT) Agriculture Ministers Focus on Emerging Opportunities for a Growing Sector of Canada’s Economy

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today, Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture concluded their annual meeting after focused discussions on creating opportunities for a dynamic agriculture and agri-food sector in Canada. Ministers continue to plan f…

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Minister Fantino speaks to Canadians at the 158<sup>th</sup> Listowel Agricultural Fair

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158th Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100th anniversary of the Listowel Agricul…

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Minister Fantino speaks to Canadians at the 158<sup>th</sup> Listowel Agricultural Fair

Posted July 17, 2014 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, joined Canadians of all ages this evening at the 158th Listowel Agricultural Fair, where he spoke at the opening ceremony. The event, which marks the 100th anniversary of the Listowel Agricul…

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